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A smart workforce is an ageing one
A smart workforce is an ageing one

Commentaries on the future of work are dominated by the theme of the ageing of society and the workforce. And in New Zealand…

Companies can 'fix' pay gap - Google exec

To stop perpetuating the gender pay gap, companies need to stop asking "What's your salary history" to prospective employees…

$25k for truck driver with broken spine

A truck driver who was pinned between a truck and a loading bay, breaking his spine, has been awarded $25,000 compensation…

Barometer positive for output

A barometer of manufacturing activity is still pointing to fair weather. The BNZ/Business New Zealand performance of manufacturing…

$9k for worker fired over magazine
$9k for worker fired over magazine

A shop worker who was fired and reported to police for taking home a magazine has been awarded more than $9000 in compensation…

Editorial: Guarantee minimum work hours
Editorial: Guarantee minimum work hours

Just as Labour governments are prone to cater to even the more extravagant wishes of trade unionists, so their National…

Philanthropists urged to create jobs
Philanthropists urged to create jobs

New Zealand's wealthiest philanthropists and community trusts are being urged to link up with local employers to create…

Protestors slam 'zero-hours' contracts
Protestors slam 'zero-hours' contracts

About 180 fast-food workers and supporters marched up and down Auckland’s Queen St at lunchtime to demand an end to “zero-hours”…

Employment

Love at work can turn to HR nightmare
Love at work can turn to HR nightmare

When two employees of a Christchurch insurance company decided to engage in sexual activity under the…

Govt to move on zero-hour contracts

The most punitive aspects of zero-hour contracts will be banned, the Government says.

Cop fails to get $115k case re-heard

A constable who lost a long-running employment case against the police and was ordered to pay $115,000 in costs has failed…

Gender pay gap: Is this why?

Research finds three new facts that show how much pay still differs for men and women - even at the very top.

How bigotry hits the economy
How bigotry hits the economy

Assistant finance professor Noah Smith on discrimination in the US and how reducing it is beneficial…

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McDonald's staff to go on strike McDonald's staff to go on strike

Strikes and protests at McDonald's will go ahead this…

Shifting focus to customers Shifting focus to customers

It's day one at Meridian Energy's new offices in the…

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